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Water Valley Versus Kemper County

Photo Of The Week – Closing In For The Tackle – Anthony Smith closes in for the tackle in last week’s final game of the regular season against M.S. Palmer. The Blue Devils are 7-4 and will host Kemper County Friday night. – Anthony Photo

WHEN, WHERE: Friday, 7 p.m.  Bobby Clark Field
RECORDS: 7-4 (4-1),  Kemper County 8-3 (3-2)
SERIES: First meeting
LAST WEEK: WV beat M S Palmer 44-8,  Kemper County defeated Winona 38-22
TV: Cable Channel 97 (Delay) starting 11 a.m. Saturday thru Sunday
RADIO: WTMN 105.5 mhz. 7 p.m.
TEAM COMPARISONS: WV averages 30.9 on offense, and gives up 28.1 on defense. Kemper County averages 41.0 offense and gives up 15.3 on defense.
NOTABLES: WV reached a milestone last week playing their 725th game since becoming the Blue Devils in 1942. This year marks the fourth consecutive year that the Blue Devil offense has averaged over 30 points per game. Since Coach Brad Embry was hired in 2008, WV has six wining seasons with only one losing year in 2008. Kemper County was formed in 1989 from East and West Kemper schools.  The Wildcats have had only five wining years. The DeKalb school’s 20 losing seasons include two winless years.
PLAYOFF NOTES: This will be Water Valley’s 22nd appearance in the play-offs. The Devils playoff record is 20-20. WV has an 11-8 home record in post season play.  Kemper County makes the 7th appearance in the playoffs. The Wildcats are 0-6 in post season play. The winner will play the winner of the Cleveland Eastside/Booneville game.

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